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Kim Zolciak-Biermann Is "Thankful for Those Bitches" Who Bullied Her in High School

The Don't Be Tardy mom reflects on her childhood where she "daydreamed all the time of exactly where I am today."

Go Inside the House Where Kim Grew Up

On a recent trip to visit her hometown, Kim Zocliak-Biermann candidly opened up about her childhood, including how she was bullied as a teen in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, where she grew up. The Don't Be Tardy mama has definitely opened up in the past about her youth and her sometimes-strained relationship with her family, especially her parents, but she shed more life on how her experiences and dreams in high school shaped who she is today.

"I always knew when I was in that far room to the right (I daydreamed all the time of exactly where I am today) that I would end up on television. I wrote in my journal at 12 [years] old 'that I will have my own show by the time I was 30,'" she recalled on Instagram, alongside a photo of her posing next to her childhood home (which you can tour in the clip above). "Well I started on [The Real Housewives of Atlanta] at 29 and got my own show [Don't Be Tardy] when I was 33! I feel so blessed and so grateful! I was bullied in school by 2 specific girls (I so bad want to say their names) and I use[d] to say to myself 'I’m going to be famous' and come back and show their asses.'"

She continued: "Guess what[?] They both have reached out on Facebook to me since those horrible traumatizing high school days just like I knew they would. I’m thankful for those bitches because they really gave me intense motivation to get to where I am today."

Today, as you might recall, Kim is happily married to her hunky hubby, Kroy Biermann, mama to a brood of adorable kiddos, and a TV star and mogul. You go, girl!

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